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Peru Trek April 2012

19th - 28th April 2012

This year sees 100 years since explorer Hiram Bingham brought Machu Picchu back to the world. Immerse yourself in ancient Peruvian culture and explore the remote Lares region of the Peruvian Andes...

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Experience diverse scenery as we trek through traditional Andean villages and along high remote mountain trails before we visit Machu Picchu, one of the worlds most important archaeological finds.

For those of you with a love of landscape, a passion for history and a sense of adventure then look no further and come trek with us! The following intinerary will give you the highlights of what you can expect from this high altitude South American adventure...

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Fly London - Lima, overnight in Lima.

DAY 2: Fly Lima - Cusco. Time to acclimatise in Cusco.

DAY 3: Tambo Machay acclimatisation walk.

Day 4: Cusco to Lares then on to Kunkani, start walking 3650m.

Day 5: Kunkani to Cruzcasa on to Chacchapata, climb to 4200m.

Day 6: Chaccchapata up to Hatun Paso across to Yanahuara Alto, walk up to 4600m.

Day 7: Yanahuara Alto trekking to Aguas Calientes and Machupicchu.

DAY 8: Aguas Calientes - Cusco. Free afternoon.

DAY 9: Cusco - Lima - UK.

DAY 10: Arrive London.

Peru is one of our most popular overseas treks. Click here to book your place today and find out why! 

Skyline are acting as agents for the tour operator ATOL 10069

Is the trip for me?

Definitely! This trip is suitable for people of all ages. The one thing everyone has in common is a sense of adventure and the desire to do something challenging for a great cause! Some people come with friends or family but most people come on their own so what are you waiting for? Sign up today for a fantastic experience and the opportunity to make life long friends.

How fit do I need to be?

People from all walks of life will take part in this challenge and most people will be exactly like you. But it's vital that you train so that you get he most out of the trek. We will send you a suggested training plan and are on hand to help you with your training tips.

How much do I have to raise?

See below.

Will I be able to raise the sponsorship level?

YES! Once you have started you will find that raising the minimum sponsorship is easy and most importantly fun! We will provide you with a breakdown of examples of how to raise the sponsorship money in an enjoyable way and we will of course be available every day to help you with more ideas! You are doing something quite simply amazing so make sure you tell everyone you know, and before you know it you will be racing towards your fundraising target!

What deposit do I have to pay?

£399

Can I extend my trip?

Yes! For a nominal administration fee your flight can be extended (subject to availability). This will give you the opportunity to discover more of this amazing country independently.

Will you help me?

YES! One of our highly experienced tour reps will be on hand to help you in the lead up to the event. You will be sent a full confirmation pack shortly after you register on the event which will give you all the information you need but we are always here to make the event as enjoyable and hassle free as possible! And there will even be the opportunity to meet your fellow participants at a special gathering before the event!

What is the food like?

You'll enjoy delicious Peruvian dishes which often comprise of local fish and lamb, with a few European additions you'll be familiar with! Vegetarian diets can be catered for

What do I need to bring?

No specialist kit is required though you will need to bring a sleeping bag and of course your own comfortable walking boots. We'll send you a full packing list when you register

What will happen to my luggage during trekking days?

Porters will carry your main luggage along the trail. You'll need to cary those essentials like water, sun tan lotion and a camera!

How many people can take part?

The average group size is about 40 people although this does vary considerably from trip to trip

What type of accommodation will I be staying in?

Hotels either side of the trek, and tents during the trek.

What's included in the cost?

Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals on trekking days, water, refreshments, guides, a doctor and medical support

Is there an age restriction?

You will need to be over 18 but there is no upper age limit. If you are over 65 will just need to get a medical form signed by your doctor.

What about insurance?

You must have travel insurance cover in order to participate in this challenge. You can either arrange this yourself (as long as your insurance company is aware of the nature of what you are doing and that it is a charity event) or we can help you arrange this.

How do I book my place?

As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online today. Places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!


Location: Peru

Registration Fee: £399

Sponsorship Level: £3,750

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